Tuesday, 24 July 2007
Michael McCarthy: Why we should welcome back the bustardsWednesday, 25 July 2007
Be honest, now. It was the last, wasn't it? Thoughts of Otis tarda, the superfowl from the Steppes which has been extinct in England these past two centuries and is now the subject of a reintroduction attempt, are not guaranteed to set the soul on fi...
Leading article: A long-term prescription for short-term problemsWednesday, 25 July 2007
As a newspaper, we regularly sing the praises of rail travel and argue for more investment to speed improvements. We have cast envious eyes towards France, where the high-speed network competes against air travel on most major long-distance domestic ...
Christian Wolmar: A vision of growth that doesn't add upWednesday, 25 July 2007
The ratio is about half and half, but by 2014, the Government expects the passengers to contribute three-quarters of the cost of running the railways. Superficially, this appears logical. In response this week to complaints about rising fares from Pa...
Letters: Shambles at HeathrowWednesday, 25 July 2007
Sir: I was responsible for the traffic forecasts used to make the cases for Heathrow Terminal 4, Gatwick North and Stansted ("The world's least favourite airport", 21 July). I was also heavily involved in work leading to the privatisation of BAA. It ...
Leading article: Plain common senseTuesday, 24 July 2007
A political consensus has emerged in recent years that there is an urgent need for more houses to be built in the South-east of England. On the whole, this is right. The demand for housing in the region at present far exceeds supply. This has pushed ...
Letters: Funerals and griefTuesday, 24 July 2007
The best was still to come. Reading from a prepared sheet, she was apparently supposed to ask if, as far as we were aware, my mother had died as a result of privation. In fact she asked if "Mum" had died as a result of privatisation. "Well," said my ...
Geoffrey Lean: Get used to floods - the worst is yet to comeTuesday, 24 July 2007
Yet here we are, after a few days of heavy downpours, bang in the middle of a national crisis. The rains brought transport to a standstill. A whole town is cut off by water from the rest of the world. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost or may ...
Boyd Tonkin: Tales of the CityTuesday, 24 July 2007
Then, standing in a queue on Saturday morning behind a mother and child equally immersed in copies of the same bulky hardback, I began to count Harry's blessings. Around 12 million readers worldwide are devouring – or have swiftly devoured – a book t...
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